Presentation on theme: "Cold War #6: Money Talks 1.The Cold War was the conflict between these 2 nations. 2.This organization is designed to keep world peace. 3.This is the nickname."— Presentation transcript:
Cold War #6: Money Talks 1.The Cold War was the conflict between these 2 nations. 2.This organization is designed to keep world peace. 3.This is the nickname for the dividing line between Eastern and Western Europe.
Communism is spreading! Communists use fear to gain power –NO freedom, private property, or religion –Stalin killed his own people who spoke out against his govt. (gulag) US was afraid commies would take over the world!
U.S. Response Containment: US tries to stop communism from spreading any further!
Truman Doctrine March 1947: support free people who are resisting armed takeovers $400 million to Greece & Turkey to fight commies It works! Gr & Turk remain free
Marshall Plan Feb. 1948: US will give $$$ to any country who needs assistance – food, equipment, etc. $12.5 billion
Barely approved by Congress – but the communist takeover in Czechoslovakia convinces them to act! Soviet Union & satellite nations do not accept the $ - why not? Rebuilds W. Europe!
Germany 1948: US, Fr, Br combine their zones of Germany into West Germany USSR cuts off supplies in West Berlin --- what will happen to them? What should the US do?
Berlin Airlift US flies food & supplies into Berlin for a year! USSR gives up!
By 1949, who is winning the Cold War? US or USSR? Cold War #7: Winning!! Term DescribeWho won? Explain. Satellite Nations Truman Doctrine Marshall Plan Berlin Airlift 1. Describe the Cold War in a paragraph. 2. Who is winning the Cold War at this time? Explain your answer with 2-3 specific reasons.